Christine Hurt's Posts
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Prospective Law Professors Workshop at SEALS, July 28-29 (March 11, 2015)

From Colin Marks: The Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) is pleased to once again offer its Prospective Law Professors... (Category: Administrative)

New Article: Protecting Gamblers or Protecting Gambling? The Economic Dimension of Borderless Online "Speech" (March 10, 2015)

Last Fall, I had the great honor and privilege of traveling to the University of Aberystwyth to participate in a... (Category: Gambling)

Family Film Blogging: McFarland, USA (March 10, 2015)

McFarland, USA with Kevin Costner is the latest in a run of PG Disney movies that are live-action, family films.... (Category: Film)

Family Film Blogging: Into The Woods and Annie (February 23, 2015)

Just before DVDs come out, here are two reviews of holiday movies the kids and I finally caught at the... (Category: Film)

New Article: The Limited Liability Partnership in Bankruptcy (February 22, 2015)

I hope everyone is having a great Oscar Sunday! Scholastica and ExpressO tell me that I have successfully submitted my... (Category: Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Law Schools/Lawyering, Limited Liability, Partnerships)

Family Film (TV) Blogging: Agents of Shield (February 05, 2015)

The line between television shows and films as a form has been blurred since HBO started making movies and episodic... (Category: Television)

Admissions by Algorithm? (February 03, 2015)

This morning on NPR, I listened to a short report on how people tend to lose trust in computer algorithms... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

The Alibaba IPO Lawsuit (February 03, 2015)

Kevin LaCroix has all the information on the first securities fraud lawsuit to be filed against Alibaba regarding its sale... (Category: IPOs, Securities)

The Causation Link Between Securitization and Fraud, Used Car Edition (January 30, 2015)

When I practiced in the mid-1990s, I occasionally worked on projects we called "asset securitizations." We didn't talk about it... (Category: Securities)

The "Successful" Shake Shack IPO (January 30, 2015)

I've never been to a Shake Shack. I believe this fast casual restaurant operates in other parts of the U.S.... (Category: IPOs)

Apparently I'm Not The Only One Attached to My 529 Plans (January 29, 2015)

Obama's plan to cut tax benefits for 529 plans has been scrapped. The uproar must have included other voices louder... (Category: Education, Taxation)

Subsidizing Savings v. Subsidizing Borrowings (January 26, 2015)

OK, so I try not to just vote my interest. If I'm in tax bracket A, I try not to... (Category: Education)

How Safe are SAFEs? (Simple Agreements for Future Equity) (January 23, 2015)

So, after swearing never to look at Above the Law again, I ventured over there to see if David Lat... (Category: Venture Capital)

Family Film Blogging: Paddington (January 20, 2015)

Apparently, people love Paddington, especially critics. Paddington currently has a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. What else has a 98%... (Category: Film)

Trimming Back Dodd-Frank (January 16, 2015)

Glass-Steagall may have lasted only 65 years, but the actual life of the Volcker Rule may be measured in months,... (Category: Securities)

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